Street Sense Vendor Anthony Crawford has been getting his customers ready for Valentine’s Day. With the help of Second Story Cards, a startup project run… Read more »
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Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
The only two constants in Don Gardner’s life have been faith and. By the time he started founding nonprofits and hosting community events, Gardner, 59,… Read more »
Vendor artist says farewell to Epiphany Reverend Elizabeth in his second installment of “Behind the Scenes.”
Vendor artist poem on riding the bus.
District Displaced presented a new photo gallery of the homeless, by the homeless at Murrow Park, July 3.
Author Matthew Desmond and policy experts talked about the state of affordable housing in the U.S. at Georgetown Law
Frederic John recounts an impressive line-up at Glover Park Day 2016.
See where the candidates for D.C.’s 2016 Primaries stand on issues affecting the District’s un-housed community
Master violinist and former orchestra player, Hassay has found a new stage on the corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
The Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality released a report called “Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs.” The report’s authors analyzed more… Read more »
The weatherman had been calling for a snow blizzard all week long. People were stocking up on food and household supplies at the grocery stores…. Read more »
The District of Columbia prohibits camping and any other form of “temporary abode.” On Friday, November 13 a long-standing camp of homeless men and women learned that this ordinance would soon be enforced. The story continues to develop…
Blocks away from The George Washington University, 18 tents sit nestled in the shadow of the Watergate complex. Despite the constant road noise from Rock… Read more »
The temperature continued to rise as a crowd gathered inside the 5th & K Street Busboys and Poets on Monday, July 20. Over 100 local… Read more »
On Monday, July 20, residents of Museum Square gathered atthe 5th & K St. Busboys and Poets to offer their voices in the fight tomaintain their home. As a fully subsidized housing complex, Museum Square offers housing to many low-income residents. Andy Shallal, owner of Busboys and Poets, moderated the event and encouraged those in attendance to actively participate in the fight to save Museum Square and celebrate the work already being done.
Before his first semester at Georgetown University, freshman Andrew O’Brien hatched an idea to create a booklet to tell the stories of people experiencing homelessness…. Read more »
Since the recession hit five years ago, the rise in family homelessness has gotten a lot of attention from city agencies and nonprofits. Meanwhile, some… Read more »
One of college basketball’s biggest rivalries will be cut short when Syracuse leaves the Big East conference and becomes a member of the Atlantic Coast… Read more »
Interfaith collaboration to help the poor is a hot topic right now among religious leaders. That was evident in megachurch pastor Rick Warren’s recent speech… Read more »